WARNING [8/3/22] New Strainer Hazard at Kelly's Rapids (river mile 79.8): a tree has fallen into the upper third of the Class II+ rapid on RR, causing a hazardous strainer in the swift current. Until this fallen tree has been removed, please do not attempt to run this rapid. Avoid this area entirely, portage RL, or paddle RL channel (if there is enough water).

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Pedal & Paddle Valley Forge Park

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Join our Pedal & Paddle on July 28th! This round-trip adventure combines bicycling and paddling. 

About this Event

Must be 16 or older to participate. This event is limited to 15 participants. 

Kayak Along the Schuylkill River ANDRide on the Schuylkill River Trail

This adventurous event is for the outdoor enthusiast! Take It Outdoors Adventures will give a safety briefing and provide everyone with a bicycle.  Participants will paddle on the river from Valley Forge to Riverfront Park, stop for a boxed dinner, then get on the trail to return to Valley Forge via biking the trail.  A Valley Forge Park Ranger will give us an overview before we head out in our kayaks.

Food, Gear, & Guides

Registration includes a meal, certified guides, a bike, a kayak and all other gear included. If you have a special request for a boat, please contact Take It Outdoors Adventures directly at the email noah@takeitoutdoorsadventures.com or call 610-656-3969.

More Details

All participants will be required to wear the provided personal flotation device. Regardless of skill level, everyone will receive a safety briefing before beginning the activity. Participants must register in advance. The cost is $43 per person.

All participants will need to sign a Schuylkill River Greenways Waiver and a Take It Outdoors Adventures Waiver. Parents or guardians will need to complete the waiver for anyone under 18 years old. These waivers can be signed electronically, and MUST be completed by noon on July 25, 2022. If you don’t sign the electronic waivers by this time, you will need to complete them in person on the day of the event. Anyone who doesn’t complete the waivers will not be able to participate.

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